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October 7 Poll Results
Medicinal Marijuana
Would you support the use of marijuana for medicinal
purposes in
Idaho?

59% Yes, I would. (54)
31% No! Marijuana is a drug and shouldn’t be legal for any reason. (28)
10% Undecided. (9)

This is not a scientific poll.

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  • Fish and Game breakfast meeting covers wolf issue, crop damage, and more
    At least 60 people attended the Idaho Fish and Game’s Sportsman’s Breakfast meeting held at Clearwater Headquarters Office in Lewiston on Oct. 5. Department spokesmen commented on the current status of the wolf issue;  cooperative work between landowners and sportsmen in the Clearwater Region to help reduce crop damage by game animals; status of Fall salmon and Steelhead runs; work to eliminate golden shiners in Deer Creek Reservoir and a note on enforcement. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • You just can’t beat Harvest Gold and Avocado Green
    Ever watch those home decorating shows? Aw, c’mon, I know you do. Those snooty people shopping for beach-front property for their vacation home in Costa Rica? The loonies redecorating their kitchen on a conservative budget of a mere $40,000? To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Forest visitors advised to check status of North Fork Ranger District roads
    Orofino – Individuals planning a autumn outing or hunting trip to the North Fork Ranger District, Clearwater National Forest, are advised to check the status of their favorite backcountry roads before heading to the woods. Summer 2010 marked the kick-off of intense construction and restoration work, forest-wide. These projects are being funded through the Economic Recovery Act of 2009 (ERA), and the money has been earmarked for road, trail, recreation site and administrative facility improvements as well as for other resource projects that will upgrade the condition of the land and watersheds. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Waterfowl 2010 season opens this week
    The 2010 waterfowl season opens Saturday, Oct. 2 in Area 1, northern and eastern Idaho, and on Oct. 9 in Area 2 in southwestern Idaho and the Magic Valley. The season includes Canada and greater white-fronted geese, ducks, coots and snipe and runs to Jan. 14, 2011, in Area 1 and to Jan. 21, 2011, in Area 2. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Maniacs edged by Bulldogs 41-36
    Clearwater Tribune football reporter Ron Hanes was out of town last week but he did report the Maniacs lost a close one on the road by a come-from-behind Grangeville touchdown late in the fourth quarter. The fifth ranked Bulldogs grabbed their first Central Idaho League (CIL) win of the season while Orofino dropped to 0-2. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Integrative Health Fair scheduled for Oct. 15
    What is integrative health? Who are integrative health providers? How does it fit in with traditional western medicine? According to planners for an Integrative Health Fair scheduled for Friday, Oct. 15 those are good questions and their event is designed to answer them and more To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • C-PTPA fire update
    In a recent interview with Cameron Eck, Fire Program Manager for Clearwater-Potlatch Timber Protection Association, (C-PTPA) one fire was reported Sunday, Oct. 3. The fire discovered on Sunny-side/Cavendish Hwy. is still under investigation and burned approximately one acre. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Aggressive measures contain ‘sheen’ from U.S. 12 diesel spill
    Lowell - Containment booms and absorbent pads have been placed at the edge of the Lochsa River to minimize the effects of a diesel spill from a tanker crash on U.S. 12. Hazardous materials experts have been on the scene about 136 miles east of Lewiston since a tanker truck and pup trailer overturned last Wednesday, releasing an estimated 8,000 gallons of diesel into a borrow pit on the north side of the highway. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Tough Lady Maniacs show their stuff
    What a send out home game! Bonners Ferry brought a much different team to play our final season home game on senior day Oct. 2. With illnesses/injuries galore, this turned out to be a much tougher game for Lady Maniacs than expected. Saturday was a day for bench players to take the field and rise up to the challenge of missing key players for the day. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Clearwater County Incident Reports
    Sept. 27—CCSO received request for extra patrol on Grangemont Rd. Logging trucks going through closed road area. Sept. 29—CCSO received request for agency assistance on Hwy. 12/Hidden Village. Telephone harassment. Sept. 30—CCSO received report of battery on S. Main and Fir streets in Weippe. Unknown male subject came onto the RP’s property and started a fight. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Happenings on the Hilltop…
    Empire Lumber’s saw mill in Weippe was destroyed in a fire and is being replaced with a new structure. Mike Jackson, project manager, reported on the progress of the new saw mill. The 145’ X 257’ building is being custom made as the main saw mill for the equipment and operation. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Fraser community news
    The Fraser Community woke up to rain on Monday morning; a total of 27/100ths of an inch was recorded in the Brands rain gauge. On Sunday night, Cory Brown seeded until 11 p.m.; this moisture put a halt to that operation. There is always a good side to this type of weather; the seeds that are planted will get off to a good start. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Down Memory Lane
    60 Years Ago—High School enrollment climbed to the 260 mark, more than the previous record to crowd class rooms particularly in freshman section. The figure was the first to put OHS in Class A enrollment brackets with the average attendance 0f 93 percent would require 10 extra students. 45 Years Ago—Clearwater Forest has signed a $30,000 a year rental contract on a new office to be built on Ahsahka Road. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Pierce news
    As you read this, I will be in San Antonio, Texas seeing our daughter Renee for the first time in two months. She will be graduating from USAF Basic Training on Oct. 8. On this Thursday we are allowed to watch them do their two mile “Airman’s Run” in the morning and then must go through a 1 ½  hour family briefing. We will not actually get to visit with her until later in the afternoon. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Idaho hatchery hearings set
    Idahoans will have two chances to comment on new rules governing the operation of fish hatcheries. The first is Wednesday, Oct. 13 at the Lewiston Community Center from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The second is Wednesday, Oct. 27 at the Red Lion Hotel from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Otter to sign “Spice” rule Oct. 15
    Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter announced Tuesday that on Friday, Oct. 15 he will sign a rule proposed by the State Board of Pharmacy adding chemicals prevalent in a substance known as “Spice” to the list of controlled substances in Idaho. To read the rest of this article, subscribe or log in.

  • Sportsmen's Report for October 7
    The fall Chinook harvest season continues in the Snake River between Lewiston and Hells Canyon Dam and, this year, in the lower Clearwater River downstream of the Memorial Bridge near Lewiston until Oct. 31 or until further notice, whichever occurs first.

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